High-dose vitamin C may increase efficacy of cancer therapies

June 23, 2017
The addition of high-dose vitamin C to standard chemotherapy or radiation appeared to effective and safe for patients with glioblastoma multiforme…
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Virtual, augmented reality has role in training, treatment

June 23, 2017
WASHINGTON – Virtual reality and augmented reality technologies are being used for training in schools of optometry as well as for treatment of…

EMA recommends approval of Humira biosimilar Imraldi

June 23, 2017
The European Medicines Agency has recommended the approval of the Imraldi, making it the third anti-TNF biosimilar candidate to receive a positive…

Gilead Sciences receives CHMP positive opinion for DAA Vosevi

June 23, 2017
Gilead Sciences announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use has adopted a positive opinion on the company’s Marketing…

ACR addresses concerns with Better Care Reconciliation Act

June 23, 2017
In a statement, Sharad Lakhanpal, MD, MBBS, president of the American College of Rheumatology, addressed the society’s concerns with the…
In the Journals

Interferon-based SVR in HCV reduced risk for extrahepatic manifestations

June 23, 2017
Sustained virologic response following interferon-based antiviral therapy in patients with hepatitis C reduced the risk for extrahepatic…

Focused Ultrasound Foundation, Cancer Research Institute partner to advance immunotherapy research

June 23, 2017
Focused Ultrasound Foundation and Cancer Research Institute will partner to advance the research and development of new focused ultrasound and cancer…
In the Journals Plus

Washington D.C. facilities demonstrated 5% CRE prevalence

June 23, 2017
Roughly 5% of all inpatients in Washington, D.C. health care facilities tested positive for carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, according to

DePuy Synthes launches pre-sterilized, single-use kit for wrist fracture surgery

June 23, 2017
DePuy Synthes announced the launch of the Distal Radius Sterile Kit to treat wrist fractures at the combined congress of the Federation of European…
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OCT-guided directional atherectomy system benefits patients with PAD at 2 years

June 23, 2017
An OCT-guided directional atherectomy system was safe and effective in patients with peripheral artery disease at 2 years, according to data from the…
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Consider alternative approaches to treat insomnia, nurse says

June 23, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — Given the limitations of pharmacotherapies in treating insomnia, alternative therapies that do not involve medications should…
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Strategies to encourage more patients to undergo eye tests

June 23, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — Education, along with a screening reminder card, may encourage more patients to get diabetic retinopathy eye screening exams…
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Barriers to HPV vaccine uptake identified, suggestions to overcome such obstacles offered

June 23, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — HPV vaccine rates in 2015 were below the Healthy People 2020 target of 80%, suggesting an opportunity for nurse practitioners to…
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Public awareness campaign brings 1 million more eye exams

June 23, 2017
WASHINGTON – The Think About Your Eyes public awareness campaign brought in 1.1 million new eye exams in 2016, Vision Council Chief Operating…
Meeting News

Caregivers of children requiring medical technology have differing views of symptom management

June 23, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — Managing the symptoms of illness in a child who requires one or more medical technologies — including tracheostomies…
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AANP inaugurates Joyce Knestrick as new president

June 23, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — The American Association of Nurse Practitioners has sworn in Joyce Knestrick, CRNP, FAANP, as the organization’s new…
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Male soccer players have high prevalence of groin problems

June 23, 2017
Investigators found that male soccer players had a high groin problem prevalence during a period of match congestion. Using the Oslo Sports Trauma…
Meeting News

Cardiac devices aid in identifying time, cause of death

June 23, 2017
Data extracted from pacemakers and other cardiac devices may assist in identifying time and cause of death when autopsy fails to do so, according to…
In the Journals Plus

Sugary drink consumption associated with type 2 diabetes risk in women

June 23, 2017
Thai woman who reported consuming at least one sugar-sweetened beverage per day were twice as likely to develop type 2 diabetes over 8 years vs…
Meeting News

Monthly buprenorphine depot RBP-6000 effective, safe for opioid addiction

June 23, 2017
Indivior recently presented phase 3 findings that indicated efficacy and safety of RBP-6000, an investigational once-monthly injectable buprenorphine…
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